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1961 James 2019

James Samuelson

April 20, 1961 — May 20, 2019

South Austin Location

James V. “Poco” Samuelson received his education in Hastings, Minnesota, Kailua and Honolulu, Hawaii and graduated high school in Austin, Texas.

Survived by his daughters; Divian N. Samuelson, Kayman A. Samuelson and Emilee M. Samuelson. Granddaughters; Sofie and Ramona Crocker. Mother, Verla M. Cook and father, Paul F. Samuelson.

Preceded in death by his sister, Divian Lee Samuelson and grandparents, V. E. “Willie” Williams and E.A. “Ev” Williams.

James had a huge heart and would drop anything to help a friend. There was nothing he couldn’t do once he put his mind to it. His final act of kindness was to donate his eyes, bones, and tissue to help others.

In lieu of flowers, please remember James by donating to Abiding Love Lutheran Church, NAMI, Austin Pets Alive, or to the charity of your choice.

A Memorial Service will be held at Abiding Love Lutheran Church, 7210 Brush Country Rd. Austin, TX 78749 on June 8, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. If you will be in attendance the family has requested you wear bright colors in celebration of James's life.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James Samuelson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Abiding Love Lutheran Church

7210 Brush Country Rd, Austin, TX 78749

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